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Welcome to our blog where we share valuable know-how from events, insights from role models and much more!

The Role Models

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Janine Fuchs

Role Model: Mira Wolf-Bauwens

Driven by the ability to discover something new every day and to have an impact, Mira strongly believes that quantum computing is shifting the paradigm of computing altogether, enabling us to address problems that we cannot explore with classical computers… Read More

Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Vanessa Gentile

With roots across the world and ending up in tech by coincidence, Vanessa not only made it to a high position at a large company, but also created the programme Bring Women Back to Work. Read the interesting journey of this remarkable role model and get some invaluable tips … Read More

Black-and-white portrait picture of Role Model Caroline Matteucci
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Caroline Matteucci

Since Caroline was 8 years old, she wanted to change the world. After her work path took her into policing, the health sector, counseling and coaching, she today helps people to learn about non-verbal communication… Read More

Portrait photo of Stephanie Sievers
Petra Ehmann

Role Model: Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie shares her story to encourage young talent to lead with their passions, to dare to make bold moves, to take risks and try out things. And what an interesting story it is!… Read More

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Melanie Gabriel

Role Model: Christiane Demgenski

Christiane is CPO at Awina AG, a financing solution for daycare spots offering families more freedom, more planning ability and thus to more compatibility of work and family. Read how Christiane found her way from banking to paving a path to diversity… Read More

Portrait photo of role model Katja Dörlemann on grey background smiling into camera
Angela Lötscher

Role Model: Katja Dörlemann

Katja bridges the knowledge gap in cybersecurity between tech speak and the users on a daily basis. She talks about the challenges she faces as an awareness specialist in cybersecurity and how she found her way into this upcoming field that requires an unusual mix of skills… Read More

Role Model Nadine Friedel portrait photo
Sabrina Schenardi

Role Model: Nadine Friedel

Nadine Friedel dreamed of traveling into space as a child. Today, she calls herself a “cosmonaut” and is fascinated by how AI can be used for sustainibility … Read More

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Featured image of blogpost "Yoga for Techies" by Tanja Lenger Mascarenhas from The Yoga Place for international Yoga Day 21 June 2022; showing a red backgroud with white and blue spelling of the title
Angela Lötscher

Yoga for Techies

21 June is International Yoga Day. A great occasion for some expert tips against the hunchback-tech-neck-syndrome ailing techies. Tanja Lenger Mascarenhas has taken time out of her chill but busy day to write a guest blog that will help you feel better while coding… Read More

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Catherine Ebneter

Be a Real Ally 365 Days a Year

While Pride Month is an important time of inclusion, radical celebration, and protests for the LGBTQIA+ community, real allyship is 365 days a year. Read our tips for individuals on how to be a real ally… Read More

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Angela Lötscher

Rainbows Need No Washing

With new concepts like “rainbow washing” popping up more and more, we decided to explain some terminology and to have an in-depth talk about pride, rainbow washing, and other related terms with an expert in our network: Katharina Wohlrab, CEO of Tech4Girls and FLINTA* in STEM… Read More

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Sabrina Schenardi

WST Column in Ladies Drive Magazine

Did you know that WE SHAPE TECH has a recurring column in Ladie’s Drive magazine? As a proud partner, we are always happy to share knowledge, insights or opinions with our extended community. Read the newest edition of our column and all past and future ones here… Read More

Shaping Tech in a Non-Tech Role panelists
Petra Ehmann

Take Aways Shaping Tech in a Non-Tech Role

Read the Take Aways of our first Nigeria event where the panel discussed the vibrant African startup scene, the digital divide in many emerging markets and the urgency to ensure that women and girls are not “left behind”… Read More

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Janine Fuchs

Rebel Stories

Everyone has a story to tell. Everybody can draw. Under these assumptions we shaped our last community event in Bern… Read More

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Tips, Tricks & Hacks

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Finding Inner Safety

When we work hard, sometimes we put our mental health on the backburner. Dr Dr Nerina Ramlakhan talks about how we can balance our goals with a peaceful lifestyle… Read More

Cover of Stanford's podcast series "Think Fast, Talk Smart" used here for the podcast reccommendation of the episode "Ideas & Empathy", showing a thought cloud, test and a speechbox on red background

Ideas & Empathy

This episode of Stanford’s podcast series “Think Fast, Talk Smart” explores how design and communication both start with the same ingredient: empathy.… Read More

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We Belong Here

Caitlyn talks about tools and information she wishes she had when she was career changing into tech… Read More

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